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History and Political Science [ Shaalaa.com Model Set 1]
Marks: 40Academic Year: 2019-2020
Date: March 2020
Duration: 2h

(1) All the activities/questions are compulsory.
(2) Figures to the right indicate full marks.
(3) Question Nos. 1 to 5 are based on History and Question Nos. 6 to 9 are based on Political Science
(4) It is mandatory to write a complete statement as answer in Question No. 1(A).
(5) In Question No. 2(A) and 8(A) the appropriate answer is expected to be written by pen only in the concept map.
(6) In Question No. 1(B) correction is expected in the second part.


[6]1
[3]1.A
[1]1.A.i

Choose the correct option from the given options and complete the sentence. 

It may be said that _______ was the founder of modern historiography. 

Voltaire 

René Descartes 

Leopold Ranké 

Karl Marx 

Concept: Tradition of Historiography
Chapter: [0.011000000000000001] Historiography : Development in the West
[1]1.A.ii

Complete the sentence by choosing a correct option.

_____________was the first Director General of the Archaeological Survey of India. 

Alexander Cunningham 

 William Jones 

John Marshall

Friedrich Max Muller

Concept: Tradition of Indian Historiography - Historiography in the Modern Period
Chapter: [0.012] Historiography : Indian Tradition
[1]1.A.iii

Complete the sentence by choosing the correct option.
______ at Kolkata is the first museum in India. 

Government Museum   

National Museum 

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastusangrahalay 

Indian Museum 

Concept: Some Famous Museums - Museums in India
Chapter: [0.019] Heritage Management
[3]1.B
[1]1.B.i

Identify the wrong pair in the following, correct it and rewrite. 
Maharaja Sayajirao University -  Delhi
Banaras Hindu University -  Varanasi  
Aligarh Muslim University -  Aligarh
Jivaji  University -  Gwalior 

Concept: Some Famous Museums - Chhatrapti Shivaji Maharaj Vastusangrahalay
Chapter: [0.019] Heritage Management
[1]1.B.ii

Identify the wrong pair in the following, correct it and rewrite. 

‘Who were the Shudras’ - Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar 
‘Stri-Purush Tulana’ - Feminist writing 
‘The Indian War of Independence 1857’ -  Marxist History  
Grant Duff - Colonial History

Concept: Indian Historiography : Various Ideological Frameworks - Historiography in the Post- Independence Era
Chapter: [0.012] Historiography : Indian Tradition
[1]1.B.iii

Identify the wrong pair in the following, correct it and rewrite.
Raigadala Jevha Jag Yete – Vasant Kanetkar
Tilak Ani Agarkar – Vishram Bedekar
Sashtang Namaskar –  Acharya Atre
Ekach Pyala – Annasaheb Kirloskar 

Concept: Marathi Theatre
Chapter: [0.016] Entertainment and History
[8]2
[4]2.A | Attempt Any Two
[2]2.A.i

Complete the concept chart.

Concept: Notable Scholars
Chapter: [0.011000000000000001] Historiography : Development in the West
[2]2.A.ii

Complete the following concept chart.

_______            __________

______             __________

______             __________

Concept: Management of Cultural and Natural Heritage - Cultural Heritage
Chapter: [0.013000000000000001] Applied History
[2]2.A.iii

Complete the following chart. 

  Bhajan  Keertan  Lalit  Bharud
Characterisitcs         
Examples        
Concept: Folk Theatre - Bhajan (Singing Devotional Songs)
Chapter: [0.016] Entertainment and History
[4]2.B | Attempt Any Two
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[2]2.B.i

Answer the following in 25-30 words. 

What is historiography ? 

Concept: Tradition of Historiography
Chapter: [0.011000000000000001] Historiography : Development in the West
[2]2.B.ii

Write brief note : 
Mass Media and professional opportunities.

Concept: Mass Media and Professional Opportunities
Chapter: [0.015] Mass Media and History
[2]2.B.iii

Write note : 

Need of entertainment 

Concept: Why Do We Need Entertainment ?
Chapter: [0.016] Entertainment and History
[4]3 | Attempt Any Two
[2]3.A

Explain the following with its reason. 
Writing of the regional history received a momentum. 

Concept: Indian Historiography : Various Ideological Frameworks - Nationalistic Historiography
Chapter: [0.012] Historiography : Indian Tradition
[2]3.B

Explain the following sentence with its reason. 
Any information received through mass media needs to be reviewed critically. 

Concept: Why Do We Need Mass Media?
Chapter: [0.015] Mass Media and History
[2]3.C

Explain the following statement with reason. 
Currently the structure of sports economy has been significantly affected.

Concept: Sports and Professional Opportunities
Chapter: [0.017] Sports and History
[2]3.D

Explain the following statement with reason. 
The number of people traveling back and forth from India has increased considerably.

Concept: Tourism in the Past
Chapter: [0.018000000000000002] Tourism and History
[4]4

Answer the following question in detail. 
Observe the illustration of Warli painting Above and write about:  
(a) Depiction of nature
(b) Drawings of human figures
(c) Depiction of occupations
(d) Houses 

Concept: Indian Traditions of Visual Arts (Drik Kala) - Art of Painting
Chapter: [0.013999999999999999] History of Indian Arts
[6]5 | Attempt Any Two
[3]5.A

Write elaborate answer :
How is the method of history useful in the research of 

Science 

Arts 

Management Studies 

Concept: What is Applied History
Chapter: [0.013000000000000001] Applied History
[3]5.B

Give elaborate answer to the following. 
Why is library management important? 

Concept: Libraries and Archives
Chapter: [0.019] Heritage Management
[3]5.C

Write detailed answer to the following question. 

Write about the history of sports equipment and toys in ancient India. 

Concept: Toys and History
Chapter: [0.017] Sports and History
[3]5.D

Give elaborate answer to the following. 
What are the professional fields associated with tourism ? 

Concept: Professional Opportunities in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry
Chapter: [0.018000000000000002] Tourism and History
[2]6
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[1]6.A

Choose the correct option from the given options and complete the sentence. 
In Maharashtra __________ seats are reserved for women in local  self-governing institutions. 

25%

30%

40%

50%

Concept: Political Maturity
Chapter: [0.021] Working of the Constitution
[1]6.B

Choose the correct option from the given options and complete the sentence .

In a democracy _________ participate in elections and get political power .

political parties

courts

social organisations

none of the above

Concept: What Steps Should Be Taken to Make Indian Democracy Successful?
Chapter: [0.025] Challenges Faced by Indian Democracy
[4]7 | Attempt Any Two
[2]7.A

State whether the following statement are true or false. Give reason for your answer.

The state government decides as to when and in how many stages the elections would be held in a particular State.

Concept: Functions of Election Commission - Decide the Timetable and the Programme of Elections
Chapter: [0.022000000000000002] The Electoral Process
[2]7.B

Explain whether the statements is true of false with reasons.

Movements do not need a strong leadership.

Concept: What is a Movement?
Chapter: [0.024] Social and Political Movements
[2]7.C

State whether following statement is true or false. Give reason for your answer. 
Political parties are social organisations. 

Concept: Characteristics of Political Parties
Chapter: [0.023] Political Parties
[4]8
[2]8.A | Attempt Any One
[2]8.A.i

Complete the concept map.

Concept: Role of Judiciary - The Basic Framework of the Constitution
Chapter: [0.021] Working of the Constitution
[2]8.A.ii

 Complete the following picture.

Concept: Election Commission
Chapter: [0.022000000000000002] The Electoral Process
[2]8.B | Attempt Any One
[2]8.B.i

 Explain the following concept. 
 Right based approach 

Concept: Right to Information (R.T.I.2005)
Chapter: [0.021] Working of the Constitution
[2]8.B.ii

Explain the concept.
Corruption

Concept: Challenges before Indian Democracy - Corruption
Chapter: [0.025] Challenges Faced by Indian Democracy
[2]9 | Attempt Any One
[2]9.A

Answer the following question in brief. 
Explain the activities/role/functions  of environmental movement.

Concept: Important Movements in India - Environment Movements
Chapter: [0.024] Social and Political Movements
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[2]9.B

Answer the following question in brief.
What changes have taken place in the nature of political parties in India?

Concept: Changing Nature of Political Party System in India
Chapter: [0.023] Political Parties

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